Eagle Materials (NYSE: EXP) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $63.97 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.6%. The average volume for Eagle Materials has been 857,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Eagle Materials has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the materials & construction industry. Shares are up 9.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Eagle Materials Inc. manufactures and distributes building products used in residential, industrial, commercial, and infrastructure construction in the United States. The company operates in four segments: Cement, Gypsum Wallboard, Recycled Paperboard, and Concrete and Aggregates. The company has a P/E ratio of 50.76. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Eagle Materials a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Eagle Materials as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Eagle Materials Ratings Report now.
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